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Friendship's Death (1987)
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Friendship's Death (1987)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A robot messenger (Tilda Swinton) is sent to earth to appeal to humans to live in peace. Originally designed to go to MIT, by mistake she ends up in Amman, Jordan during the Black September riots of 1970. Sullivan, a British journalist, (Bill Paterson) comes to her aid when she is found wandering without papers following a bombing and grants her refuge in his hotel room. But there she tells him she is a robot, sent as a peace envoy from another planet. He is not sure whether to believe her story or not, but finds her unusual view of the world appealing. They examine the human condition in a series of incredibly insightful and entertaining conversations.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: human android relationship, robot, alien, politics, journalist, reporter, extraterrestrial, cyborgs, hotel, partisan, arab, androids, alien contact, dialogue driven, british, riot, passport, typewriter, hotel room, air raid, conversation, englishman abroad, briton abroad
Time: 70s
Place: middle east, palestine, jordan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, thought provoking and psychological films with plots about alien, society, outer space, loneliness, danger, catastrophe and technology mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Friendship's Death: The Beyond (2017), The First Men in the Moon (2010), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Better Than Us (2018), Proximity (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Beyond (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover ...
Style: cerebral, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: trapped in space, space exploration, space station, outer space, found footage, robot, space mission, space travel, discovery, space program, exploration, alien invasion ...
Time: near future
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, a vision, technology, contact, flying saucer, benign alien, space and aliens, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: moon, space travel, evil alien, alien encounter, partners, obsessive quest, danger, inventions and discoveries, escapades, heroes, alien contact, old man ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1900s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: england
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, a.i., adoption, distopia, androids, cyberpunk, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Better Than Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: humanoid robot, family relations, robot, scientist, society, danger, secret organization, androids, androids and robots, robot human relationship, sentient robot, talking robot ...
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Proximity (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.
Style: futuristic, mysterious, captivating, intellectual
Plot: science, scientist, ufo, extraterrestrial, young man, abduction, nasa, curiosity, obsessive quest, rise to the top, target, journey ...
Place: costa rica
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Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, robot, technology, existentialism, cyborgs, androids, manipulation, a.i., man versus machine, cyberpunk, human android relationship ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Attraction (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extraterrestrial, human versus alien, humanoid, gunfight, alien, military, news report, crash landing, ufo, hopes, adventure, danger ...
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The Last Man on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the latest week on the earth before the announce of the landing of an extraterrestrial society on earth seen by the eyes of a misogynist man with only the desire solitude and routine.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
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Invasion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.
Style: psychotronic
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The Aliens (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A UFO believer must choose between the aliens above he has never seen or the mysterious guide who appears in his campsite week after week.
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Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, cerebral, twist ending, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, ufo, alien contact, alien race, female protagonist, alien creature, scientist, loss, destiny, science ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, china, montana, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, against humanity, society, politics, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal ...
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Place: england, london, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A recent accident has left Satoru Iwamoto, an elementary school student, temporarily wheelchair-ridden. In addition, the recent loss of his mother has thrown Satoru into a reclusive state, locking himself from the outside world. However, in an ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
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Country: USA, Lithuania
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Brazil, Chile
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Dune Drifter (2020)
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
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Teleios (2017)
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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Place: england, london, europe, britain, brazil
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In My Room (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, surreal ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspense ...
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After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: suspense, visually appealing, intense, captivating, exciting ...
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41%
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The Gladiators (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.
Style: serious, contemplative, stylized, thought provoking, captivating
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Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: La Possibilité d'une île is a 2008 film directed by Michel Houellebecq, loosely based on his 2005 novel The Possibility of an Island.
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Time: 2000s
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, cult film ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
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37%
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Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Plot: politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, politician, parliament, election, society, telephone conversation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
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37%
Last and First Men (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Iceland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.
Style: captivating, suspense, thought provoking, futuristic
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Time: distant future, future
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36%
Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
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Time: future
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